Manali is situated 40 kms away from Kulu towards the north. The Kullu
Valley has an ancient town in its lap called Manali. Encircled by mountains
at an arm's length, Manali's major boon is its adjacency to snowline. Manali
possess a spectacular view of snowcapped peaks and wooded slopes. It is an
excellent place for honeymooners and a fascinating destination for trekking.
The Beas River, with its lucid waters, passes through this town. Manali is
well known for its shiny Gompas. This charming valley is away from the heat
and dust, so breathe the exhilirating air of the Himalayas by visiting this
magnificent place. The Manali's prime attractions include Vashisth Hot
Sulphur Spring, Rohtang Pass and Hadimba Temple.
Quick Facts Location : 40 kms from Kulu State : Himachal Pradesh Area : 5,503 sq km Trip Highlights : Vashisth Hot Sulphur Spring, Rohtang Pass &
Hadimba Temple Ideal time to visit : May to October Languages : Pahari and Hindi STD Code : 1902 Climate : Summer (Max - 30ºC) & Winter (Min 2ºC) Ideal time to visit : May to October
Manali Air/Rail/Road Links
The nearest airport Bhuntar is located 50kms away from
Railway Station :
The nearest rail gauge Joginder Nagar, which is
located 134 kms from Manali. Another railhead is Chandigarh (310 km)
Bus Station :
Manali has a great network of roads. Luxury buses run
by Himachal tourism ply to Manali on a regular basis.
Centres in Manali
It is impossible to come back without shopping from Manali, as it is a
place rich in handicrafts and hand looms.. The another main attraction of
Manali is heavy embroidered shawls and Kullu caps. You can check out curios,
gifts, souvenirs, antiques and inland silver jewellery. The best place is to
shop from malls. Govt. Emporia and local shops also provide these things.
Manali is a great destination, still if you wish explore some more hill
stations, you have come to the right place. Manali's excursions will give
you ample opportunity to explore these beautiful places.
Pathikuhul (237km) Pandoh (165 km) Mandi (145km) Aut (165 km) Chandigarh (250 km) Ambala (200 km)